Could Pradaxa cause Haemorrhoids - from FDA reports


Summary

Haemorrhoids is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 51,649 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 218 have Haemorrhoids. Find out below who they are, when they have Haemorrhoids and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,937 users)

Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, acne, osteopenia (latest reports from 16,550 Haemorrhoids patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

51,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 218 people (0.42%) have Haemorrhoids


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Haemorrhoids?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Haemorrhoids *:

  • < 1 month: 45.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 58.17 %
  • male: 41.83 %

Age of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.59 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.76 %
  • 50-59: 5.88 %
  • 60+: 91.76 %

Severity of Haemorrhoids **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (21 people, 9.63%)
  • Lasix (19 people, 8.72%)
  • Synthroid (16 people, 7.34%)
  • Xanax (14 people, 6.42%)
  • Lisinopril (14 people, 6.42%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Pradaxa, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 19.72%)
  • Stroke (16 people, 7.34%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 6.88%)
  • Arrhythmias (13 people, 5.96%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 5.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rectal Haemorrhage (60 people, 27.52%)
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (35 people, 16.06%)
  • Haemorrhoidal Haemorrhage (32 people, 14.68%)
  • Diarrhea (23 people, 10.55%)
  • Diverticulum (21 people, 9.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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